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Production Manager

Company: PROCEPT BioRobotics
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

PROCEPT-- BioRobotics is a surgical robotics company enabling better patient care by developing transformative solutions in urology. With an initial focus on BPH, the company---s AQUABEAM-- Robotic System delivering Aquablation therapy, is the first FDA-cleared, automated surgical robot for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Aquablation therapy combines real-time, multi-dimensional imaging, automated robotics and heat-free waterjet ablation for targeted, controlled, and immediate removal of prostate tissue. Aquablation therapy offers predictable and reproducible outcomes, independent of prostate anatomy, prostate size or surgeon experience. Summary As we grow and streamline our manufacturing operations, we need to bring on-board a Production Manager to manage our 2nd shift operations. The ideal candidate will excel in a demanding and fast-paced environment where they will work as part of a strong, agile and highly motivated team to help drive output, quality, and a strong culture of accountability. He/she will have leadership experience, ability to mentor others and create and drive production strategy. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES (Other Duties May Be Required As Assigned) Take ownership of the production process and lead the production team by example to foster an environment of collaboration and ownership. Responsible for staff management and development including assigning and directing work, performance management, hiring, training, integrating and retention. Drive efforts to continuously improve quality and costs using the principles of lean manufacturing and operational excellence: lean flow, takt time, standardization, kanban, 5S, cross-training, etc. Create, apply, and monitor performance metrics for personnel, products, and processes. Recognize and creatively solve problems (using root cause analysis) affecting production including scheduling, staffing, quality, equipment, EH&S, facilities and supply chain. Partner with R&D, QA, and Supply Chain to launch new products, fixture design and improvements to the current product. Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, for maximum efficiency. Create and execute training plans for Production employees to ensure that the workforce is appropriately cross trained to minimize risk to Production. Ensure employee safety and compliance to applicable Federal, State and company safety regulations. Maintain trained status for, and comply with, all relevant aspects of the PROCEPT BioRobotics Quality Management System to ensure product and support regulatory compliance. Understand and adhere to the PROCEPT BioRobotics Quality and EHS policies. Travel --- 20%. Travel will include domestic and international destinations and may be for over a week at a time. QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, Certifications) To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. BS in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing or a similar engineering discipline. Minimum of three years of supervisory or management experience in the medical device industry or other regulated industry. Demonstrated ability to be a proactive and collaborative leader in a dynamic manufacturing environment. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills across all levels of the organization. Must know the Lean manufacturing method and be familiar with tools such as visual factory, poka-yoke, 5S, waste elimination, and kaizen. Experience working in the Medical Device industry in a structured design process such as ISO9000 or FDA QSR preferred. Excellent computer skills with specific skills in Microsoft Office and experience with SolidWorks. Supervisory Responsibilities Directly supervises employees in the Manufacturing Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and managing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to up to 50 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT The employee will be exposed to engineering labs, a machine shop, and manufacturing clean rooms. The environment is subject to moderate noise from machinery (IE machine shop equipment, the PROCEPT Aquablation unit, computer equipment, printers, etc.), for which proper hearing protection may be assigned and worn. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly working in a warehouse environment. COVID-I9 Vaccine Requirement: As of August 19, 2021, all PROCEPT BioRobotics employees must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. The company will follow an accommodation process for medical or religious exemptions .

Keywords: PROCEPT BioRobotics, Redwood City , Production Manager, Executive , Redwood City, California

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